Scientists are not merely a special interest group.
Some…..claim that…,,the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increases the cost of electricity and kills economic growth.
When it comes to human mastery of nature, who makes the decision about which species go extinct and which persist?
An increasing body of scientific work suggests that a diverse world—what biologists call high biodiversity—is a healthier world
Ecologists have a message: focus on variation as a means for forecasting impending disaster.
What we have created in agriculture is a massive theater of natural selection for drug-resistant mutant bacteria, which can infect humans.
Tropical mosquitoes that carry these diseases are expanding northward in the United States and elsewhere.
Environmental effects may increase the incidence of cancer in tissues that are predisposed to have a high risk due to frequent stem cell divisions.
Sustainability will not be achieved with rising human population and increasing resource use.
When we cast a blind eye to the exposure of people to toxics during the disassembly of our products, we are ignoring the true cost of those products to the environment—what economists call an externality.